Omanyte

Omanyte is a Rock/Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Spiral Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 138
Type Rock Water
Species Spiral Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 7.5 kg (16.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
2. Shell Armor
Weak Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 138 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
220 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
138 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
225 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
227 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
138 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
123 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 71
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 1, Water 3
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (7,454–7,710 steps)

Base stats

HP 35
180 274
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 35
67 185
Total 355 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Omanyte.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Omanyte changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Although long extinct, in rare cases, it can be genetically resurrected from fossils.
Yellow An ancient POKéMON that was recovered from a fossil. It swims by cleverly twisting its 10 tentacles about.
Gold Revived from an ancient fossil, this POKéMON uses air stored in its shell to sink and rise in water.
Silver This POKéMON from ancient times is said to have navigated the sea by adeptly twisting its 10 tentacles.
Crystal In prehistoric times, it swam on the sea floor, eating plankton. Its fossils are sometimes found.
Ruby
Sapphire
OMANYTE is one of the ancient and long-since-extinct POKéMON that have been regenerated from fossils by people. If attacked by an enemy, it withdraws itself inside its hard shell.
FireRed A prehistoric POKéMON that lived in the primordial sea, it swims by twisting its 10 tentacles about.
LeafGreen Although long extinct, in rare cases, it can be genetically regenerated from fossils.
Emerald One of the ancient and long-since-extinct POKéMON that have been regenerated from fossils by humans. If attacked, it withdraws into its hard shell.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon that was resurrected from a fossil using modern science. It swam in ancient seas.
HeartGold Revived from an ancient fossil, this Pokémon uses air stored in its shell to sink and rise in water.
SoulSilver This Pokémon from ancient times is said to have navigated the sea by adeptly twisting its 10 tentacles.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A Pokémon that was resurrected from a fossil using modern science. It swam in ancient seas.
X A prehistoric Pokémon that lived in the primordial sea, it swims by twisting its 10 tentacles about.
Y Revived from an ancient fossil, this Pokémon uses air stored in its shell to sink and rise in water.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Omanyte is one of the ancient and long-since-extinct Pokémon that have been regenerated from fossils by people. If attacked by an enemy, it withdraws itself inside its hard shell.
Ultra Sun Omanyte lived in the seas of antiquity. Its fossils have been found bearing bite marks from Archeops, so apparently Archeops preyed on it.
Ultra Moon It was restored from an ancient fossil. Those Helix Fossils are excavated from areas that were once oceans long, long ago.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
An ancient Pokémon that was recovered from a fossil. It swam by cleverly twisting its 10 tentacles about.
Sword Because some Omanyte manage to escape after being restored or are released into the wild by people, this species is becoming a problem.
Shield This Pokémon is a member of an ancient, extinct species. Omanyte paddles through water with its 10 tentacles, looking like it’s just drifting along.

Moves learned by Omanyte

Moves learnt by level up

Omanyte learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BindNormalPhysical 15 85
1WithdrawWaterStatus
5RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
10Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
15Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
20LeerNormalStatus 100
25Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
30Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
35BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
41ProtectNormalStatus
45Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
50SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
55Shell SmashNormalStatus
60Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Egg moves

Omanyte learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Omanyte egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
HazeIceStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Reflect TypeNormalStatus
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
TickleNormalStatus 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Move Tutor moves

Omanyte can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRockSpecial 120 90

Moves learnt by TM

Omanyte is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
21RestPsychicStatus
22Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
27Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
31AttractNormalStatus 100
32SandstormRockStatus
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
35HailIceStatus
36WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
45DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
48Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
53Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
54Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
55BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

Omanyte is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Omanyte learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConstrictNormalPhysical 10 100
4WithdrawWaterStatus
11LeerNormalStatus 100
15Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
22BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
26Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
33ProtectNormalStatus
37Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
44Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
48Shell SmashNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Omanyte is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
05RestPsychicStatus
07ProtectNormalStatus
08SubstituteNormalStatus
09ReflectPsychicStatus
12FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
22Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
25WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
29ScaldWaterSpecial 80 100
47SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
51BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
55Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
56Stealth RockRockStatus

Omanyte sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Omanyte  sprite from Red & Blue Omanyte  sprite from Silver Omanyte  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Omanyte  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Omanyte  sprite from Black & White Omanyte  sprite from X & Y Omanyte  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Omanyte  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Omanyte Shiny sprite from Silver Omanyte Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Omanyte Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Omanyte Shiny sprite from Black & White Omanyte Shiny sprite from X & Y Omanyte Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Omanyte

Red
Blue
Yellow
Cinnabar Island
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Cinnabar Island
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Oreburgh City
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pewter City
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Nacrene City
X
Y
Ambrette Town
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Rustboro City
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 8
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Cinnabar Island
Sword Roaring-Sea Caves
Shield Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Omanyte
Japanese オムナイト (Omnite)
German Amonitas
French Amonita

Name origin

ammonite
shell fossil
-ite
suffix meaning ‘closely related’